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Add 6/48 and 24/20

1st number: 6/48, 2nd number: 1 4/20

6/48 + 24/20 is 53/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 20 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    6/48 = 6 × 5/48 × 5 = 30/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 12 = 240,
    24/20 = 24 × 12/20 × 12 = 288/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/240 + 288/240 = 30 + 288/240 = 318/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/40
  6. In mixed form: 113/40

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